Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, Beaumont

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
January 10, 1901 – the day the Lucas Gusher came in on Spindletop Hill, south of Beaumont, Texas. From that day to this, Texas and the world have never been the same. Come, step back in time as you visit 15 buildings that re-create life on Spindletop Hill & in Gladys City.
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  • A lot of history,Very good. Would recommend it to go see and spend time looking around,very interesting.Well worth you time to go and see !!! 
  • Witnessed a demonstration of the "big" oil find that started the oil boom. Period clothed staff in a repro little town 
  • Small but marvelous place to visit if you love history and want to discover how the oil was discovered etc etc, then you must visit this place. 
  • Fantastic place. The staff there were very helpful. They hosted our annual Field Day event this year and were very helpful. Our club, Beaumont Amateur Radio Club occupied the place from Saturday Morning, June 25 to Sunday afternoon, June 26th. We would like to send them a BIG thanks for helping. I would highly recommend visiting the museum.
  • Very informative, lots of history on spindletop, oil and some on the Beaumont area in general.
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